RAeS events deliver expert content, insight and networking across the breadth of technical, engineering and business subjects affecting aerospace professionals.
Our annual calendar of around 20 events of lectures, technical visits, competitions and field trips are designed to support your professional development and industry knowledge.
We move away from aviation and go to the word of motorsports, namely Formula 1.
We are delighted to have Bob Bell – Chief Technical Officer, Renault Sport Formula One Team and Tommaso Volpe – Director, Global Motorsport & Performance Projects, Infiniti Motor Company Ltd talk to us about the challenge of Aerodynamics in the world of F1.
Renault are currently involved in Formula One as a constructor, under the name of Renault Sport Formula One Team. They have been associated with Formula One as both constructor and engine supplier for various periods since 1977. In 1977, the company entered Formula One as a constructor, introducing the turbo engine to Formula One in its first car, the Renault RS01. In 1983, Renault began supplying engines to other teams. Although the Renault team won races and competed for world titles, it withdrew at the end of 1985. Renault continued supplying engines to other teams until 1986, then again from 1989 to 1997.
Renault returned to Formula One in 2000. In 2002 Renault re-branded the team as "Renault F1 Team" and started to use Renault as their constructor name, winning both the Drivers' and Constructors' Championships in 2005 and 2006.
Renault has also supplied engines to other teams, including Red Bull Racing (2007–2015), Benetton Formula (1995–1997, 2001) and Williams (1989–1997, 2012–2013). In addition to its two own F1 World Constructors' Championships (2005, 2006) and two Drivers' Championships, as an engine supplier, Renault has contributed to nine other World Drivers' Championships. It has collected over 160 wins as engine supplier, ranking third in Formula One history.
The event is open for registraion. If the event approaches capacity, confirmatiion emails will be sent to attendees. CPD certificates will be provided to RAeS members who have registered.
Date and time : 16 April 2018, 7:15pm (NOTE the time change from our normal lecture time)
Location : Cathay City, Auditorium, HK Airport
Boeing is back, Chris Tasche, Twin Aisle Model Leader, Product Marketing, and this time we are going to hear about the latest innovations on the all composite 787.
Register at the link below and HK Branch Members who register will receive their CPD.
Date is 21 March 2018, 6pm, Auditorium, Cathay City
Dear RAeS YMB members,
We are pleased to announce that we will hold our annual RAeS/Boeing 'Design, Build & Fly' competition on 24 March at the Cathay Dragon House, HK International Airport.
This will be the 6th year that we have run this very successful event, and the success of this year event will depend on your support and participation.
The format will follow previous years, with the teams of four designing, building and flight of a model plane. In addition to this we will also hold the aviation quiz during the lunch period.
The event will be open to all RAeS YMB members and students members of the participating faculties.
The rundown of the day will be:
Aero Challenge 2018
Saturday 24th March
Cathay Dragon House, Multi Purpose Hall.
9.30am - 4.30pm
Lunch will be provided.
Registration will commence at 9.30am followed by a short presentation on the principles of flight and run through the days agenda and rules of the competition. Lunch will be from 12.30-1.30 which will include the quiz. We will continue with the airplane build and test flight followed by the 'Fly off'; and prize giving at 4 pm.
If you are interested to participate in this exciting event, could I kindly request that you submit the names of your four team members to Thomas Yeung no later than Friday 16th March by clicking the button below.
We hope that you will support this event and have an enjoyable and fun day!